Townshend becomes Secretary of State in a Whig ministry (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In Britain, the new King George I appoints Charles Townshend as Secretary of State, Northern Department. The Whig Ministry includes Robert Walpole, and the Earls of Sunderland, Orford and Halifax, while the Duke of Marlborough returns as military Commander-in-Chief.

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Editors. "Townshend becomes Secretary of State in a Whig ministry". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17161, accessed 24 June 2017.]

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